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USDA Rural Development to Hold Office Day in Pearsall

Deann Dowdy
Release Date

The USDA Rural Development Fredericksburg Area Office, which provides service to Frio County, will be holding an office day on January 27, 2015 in Pearsall. A representative of USDA Rural Development will be at the Frio County Courthouse, 500 E. San Antonio St, Pearsall, Texas, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to provide information regarding the availability of loans and grants to assist residents and organizations.

Assistance available to rural residents can help with the purchase or construction of homes, through the agency’s direct and guaranteed programs, and can help with the repair and rehabilitation of homes. Interested individuals may contact the Fredericksburg Area Office at (830)997-8902 ext. 4.

Assistance is available through USDA Rural Development community programs and business and cooperative programs to enhance the quality of life for rural Texans. Community programs provide funds to governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and Indian Tribes to enlarge, improve or construct schools, libraries, medical clinics, assisted living centers, public buildings, community centers and fund new and improved water and wastewater facilities.

USDA Rural Development business and cooperative programs provide the needed capital to expand economic opportunities and development in rural areas throughout Texas by working with banks and community lenders. There is no minimum loan size and the maximum loan size is up to $25 million.

USDA Rural Development was created in 1994 and with a mission to use our resources to help enhance the quality of life for the nation’s rural residents. For more information regarding USDA Rural Development programs, please contact the Fredericksburg office at (830)997-8902, Ext. 4.